Category Archives: Living Abroad

Even Grimsvotn won’t stop me

As of right now, I do not foresee any problems with our flight to and from Iceland.  Keep your fingers crossed for us! The last few days have not offered beach-going weather and it  has been for the best.  I … Continue reading

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I am getting really excited to come home.  I’m ready.  NOW.  Only 4 more days of work, 9 more days of Spain, and 14 days until I’m back in MN! I have been reflecting on my time here, and although … Continue reading

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Mission (im)possible

First and foremost, the recent earthquakes in Lorca, Spain did not affect us here in Almeria.  People said they could feel it (the town is only 90 miles away), but I didn’t notice a thing!  There were 2 other earthquakes … Continue reading

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The universe is trying to tell me something

My cell phone and iPod lie at the center of my apartment patio.  Although they appear intact, one can only guess the internal damage they have suffered from their 3-story fall.  It all started earlier this afternoon… As I walked … Continue reading

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Summer has unofficially arrived here in Almeria, and what have I been doing?  Beach, beach, beach, and some more beach.   My coworkers have been saying that this is a record-breaking month and that it’s usually not this hot.  All I … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end

So I survived my mom and Ro’s visit and trip to Rome.  I have to say, Ro’s enthusiasm for/photography of food was probably my favorite part!  Not to mention her impromptu public performances of “That’s Amore” and “Speak Softly Love” … Continue reading

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Almeria, Rome, and Madrid

Here are some pictures from my mom and Ro’s visit.  I don’t feel like writing right now…

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